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By Sara Mageit 08:46 am July 14, 2020
Israel-based startup specialising in AI vision care, NovaSight, has announced that it has finalised its round A financing totalling $8 million. The round was led by venture capital firm, Rimonci Capital and joined by strategic investors from both pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Prior to this round, the company raised $8 million for a total of $16 million. WHY IT MATTERS The funds...

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By Leontina Postelnicu 02:24 am October 31, 2019
Flow Neuroscience is working with outpatient clinics in London’s Harley Street district in a partnership that will see its brain stimulation headset be offered to patients as an add-on treatment for depression. The Swedish startup announced this morning that around 10 centres, including the Chelsea Psychology Clinic, would start offering the device in combination with traditional therapy and...
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:16 am August 19, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on social media companies to take action against the spread of misleading claims about vaccines as figures show more than 230 cases of measles were reported in the UK in the first three months of the year. Measles can be prevented by having the MMR vaccine, given in two doses through the NHS childhood vaccination programme, but the UK has seen a decrease in...

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By Leontina Postelnicu 12:53 pm June 4, 2019
This morning, Malmö-based medical device company Flow has announced that it is launching its brain stimulation headset and therapy app to treat depression in the UK. HOW IT WORKS Priced at £399, the headset uses transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) - a non-invasive treatment using direct electronic currents to stimulate specific parts of the brain in order to help rebalance activity,...